A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-15
3
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-02
Summary:

There appear the so-called 'talking pictures,' a synchronization of the cinematograph and the phonograph by electrical science, are already in craze in London and Paris. So premising have been these reproductions of plays and operas that two prominent producers, Charles Frohman and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-09-16
Summary:

A remarkable incident is reported from Whistable. During the exhibition of the 'Quo Vadis' films at the local picture palace one visitor became greatly agitated, and was overcome by his emotion that he fainted and had to be carried out of the building. It was reported that the visitor…

5
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-10-07
Summary:

The article mentioned the strong growth of the cinema business in Great Britain and America. These important and interesting facts of the wonderful growth of cinema are given by Mr. Valentia Steer in his book, The Romance of the Cinema. Mr. Steer also mentioned the cinematograph has caught the…

6
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-29
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' continues to draw capacity houses at the Coronet Theatre. The producer previously produced 'Quo Vadis.' The Coronet Orchestra, with Mr. A. Scheninam at the piano, adds greatly to the enjoyment of this film masterpiece.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' is produced by Enrico Guazzoni, the well-known maker of 'Quo Vadis' and other famous Italian pictures. Plot and production notes are included.

8
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-10-23 - 1918-10-25
Summary:

The seventh to ninth episodes of 'Who is Number One?' and comics tonight. Next serial 'The Mystery Ship' on Saturday, 26th October.

9
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-10-28 - 1918-10-29
Summary:

The first and second episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' tonight, including Universal Weekly and comics.

10
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-10-30 - 1918-11-01
Summary:

The tenth to twelfth episodes of 'Who is Number One?' and comics tonight. The third and fourth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' on Saturday, 2nd November.

11
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-10-26 - 1918-10-26
Summary:

The serial 'The Mystery Ship' tonight.

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-11-04 - 1918-11-05
Summary:

The third and fourth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' from Saturday, 2nd to Tuesday 5th November, including Universal Weekly and comics. The final episodes of 'Who is Number One?' on Wednesday, 6th November.

13
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-11-08 - 1918-11-12
Summary:

The fifth and sixth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' from 9th to 12th November, including Universal Weekly and comics. Blanche Sweet in 'The Dupe' in 5 parts on Wednesday, 13th November. Special matinee at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, 14th November.

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-11-14 - 1918-11-15
Summary:

A Paramount feature in 5 parts tonight, 'The Dupe,' including Gaumont gazette and comics. Blanche Sweet is featured. The seventh and eighth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' on Saturday, 16th November.

15
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-11-16 - 1918-11-18
Summary:

The seventh and eighth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' tonight, including Universal gazette and comics. A Paramount film in 5 parts, 'The Lash,' on Wednesday, 20th November. Special matinee at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, 21th November.

16
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-11-22 - 1918-11-26
Summary:

The ninth and tenth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' from Saturday, 23rd to Tuesday, 26th November. Universal gazette and comics included. A Paramount photo-play in 5 parts, 'The Smugglers,' on Wednesday, 27th November.

17
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-11-29 - 1918-12-04
Summary:

The eleventh and twelfth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' from Saturday, 30th to Tuesday, 3rd December. Universal gazette and comics included. A Paramount feature in 5 parts, 'The Kiss,' on Wednesday, 4th December. Special programme in matinee at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, 5th…

18
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-06 - 1918-12-09
Summary:

The thirteenth and fourteenth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' on Saturday, 7th to Tuesday, 10th December. Gazette and comics included. A film history in 4 parts, 'Robinson Crusoe,' released in the special matinee at 5:15 p.m. on Monday, 9th December. A Paramount feature in 5…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-13 - 1918-12-16
Summary:

The fifteenth and sixteenth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' on Saturday, 14th to Tuesday, 17th December. Gazette and comics included. 'The Star of Bethlehem' in matinee at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, 17th December. 'The Clue,' featuring Blanche Sweet, on Wednesday, 18th…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-21 - 1918-12-23
Summary:

The final episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' from 21st to 24th December. Gazette and comics included. Special request in repeating the Paramount feature, 'The Kiss' in 5 parts, in matinee at 5:15 p.m. on Monday, 23rd December.